Bangkok Day Tours:
FD102: Full Day Bangkok Behind the Scenes Tour
1,450 - 3,350
Travel Bangkok like a local using variety of its public transport offerings, get deep into this city with a walk down many small lanes and amongst a variety of bustling and unique markets, the day will also incorporate two of Bangkok's most well know and famous temples Wat Po and Wat Arun as well as a less visited Sikh temple.
Get ready for a day of exploring Bangkok on foot and by public transport. The tour will start when the guide meets you at your hotel and you will take a walk to the nearest sky train station. We will take the sky train to the Saphan Taksin Bridge which is the jumping off point for the boat pier on the Chao Phraya River. We will take a public river boat up river to Tha Tien where we will change to a cross river boat to see the iconic Wat Arun, after Wat Arun we will cross back over the river for Wat Po which is mostly well known for it's giant reclining Buddha image. We will re-board the public river boat for the ride to Pak Klong Talad the area famous for its flower and fruit market where we will take a walk amongst the street stalls selling a myriad of fresh fruit and flowers. We will board a tuk tuk for the ride to China town and our lunch venue. After lunch we will explore Pahurat Market on foot situated in the heart of "Little India". This is the place where many Bangkokians will shop for a great variety of fabrics, clothing and wedding keepsakes. While in the little India area we will pay a visit to Sri Gurusingh Sabha Temple, the place where the local Sikh population come to worship we will continue with a walk along the bustling Sampang Lane and it's a labyrinth of small alleys, here there are an incredible variety of stalls and shops selling cheap clothing and household goods and all sorts of everyday items. Our last leg of this tour will be a walk along the main Yawarat Road through the heart of the Chinatown district the road is lined with many gold shops, traditional Chinese medicine and herbalist shops, we will walk out of Chinatown to the Ratchawong pier for the public boat to the Saphan Taksin sky train station and back to your hotel.
• Bangkok Hotel pick up at 08:00
• Sky Train to Saphan Taksin
• Public river boat to flower market
• Visit Pak Klong Talad (flower market)
• Tuk Tuk to Wat Po
• Visit Wat Po
• Cross river ferry
• Visit Wat Arun
• Visit Pahurat Market
• Visit Sampang Lane
• Walk Yawarat Rd
• Transfer to Bangkok Hotel by river boat and Sky Train16:00
PRICES - Private tour
Privately Escorted Tour
Your Group Size (Persons)
Price per person (Thai Baht)
Child below 130cm tall
|150 baht discount for each child
Infant (24 months and below)
This tour includes:
• Licensed English speaking tour guide
• fees for public transport
• All listed activities
• All entrance fees
• Pick up and drop off at your hotel
This tour excludes:
• Taxi fees if your hotel is not within walking distance of the Sky Train
This tour can depart on any day to suit your own schedule and convenience
This tour is available as a private tour. We can run this tour exclusively for yourself and your group of family or friends
This tour is operated by Curious Gecko. Curious Gecko is Blugecko's own tour operation subsiduary. Blugecko is the parent company of Curious Gecko
TOUR DETAILS & FACTS
This tour is conducted as a privately escorted tour only. For a privately escorted tour you will be supplied with your own tour guide for yourself and your group of family or friends and will not join others.
For transportation we will make use of Bangkok's public transportation system and transportation methods can include walking, sky train, taxi, tuk tuk and riverboats
Please note no transfer is included as this tour is conducted by public transport however the guide will still come to meet you in the lobby of your hotel. Please be ready and waiting in the lobby of your hotel before the pick up time specified on your booking confirmation.
Please specify your hotel and its address on the booking form. If you do not have a hotel booked we can still process your booking but please inform us of your hotel at least 3 days prior to departure. For private tours we can arrange transfers to and from all hotels (an extra charge will usually be incurred for outlying hotels). If there are any issues with your specified hotel we will inform you before we ask for payment and process your booking.
This is a full day tour and no accommodation is provided. Blugecko can arrange your bangkok hotel if required
This tour is conducted with an English speaking guide. The guides will be TAT licensed (Tourist Authority of Thailand)
A limited amount of accident insurance is provided to cover some medical bills in case of an injury but it is advised that you have your own comprehensive accident insurance.
Dress Codes and what to wear
• The Bangkok climate is hot all year round. Wear light, cool clothes: Shorts (or long pants if you prefer), T shirt and a sun hat are ideal attire
• On this tour you will be visiting Buddhist and Sikh temples , respectful and neat dress is always appreciated at temples, please wear knee length shorts and a shirt which covers your shoulders
• Please be prepared for the occasional shower, luckily in Bangkok rainfall is mostly confined to short showers rather than prolonged rainfall. A lightweight easily packable raincoat is an ideal precaution
• No swim wear is required on this tour
Exertion levels are quite high on this tour and involves quite a lot of walking along city streets in a hot tropical climate. Please be prepared for this! There are steps and slopes as well as alighting to and from small boats.
Lunch is provided and included in the tour price
There is no compulsory tipping. Tipping is at your own discretion and choice, but if you felt that you were served by the guide and driver well during your trip any extra income is gratefully received.